Wigmore's Waterfall, Rarotonga

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Splash into the swimming hole at the base of Wigmore's Waterfall, where water cascades down a sloping cliff. Bring your water shoes if you plan to swim, and wear plenty of bug repellant to chase off mosquitos. Before you go, ask the locals if the waterfall is worth visiting. During the dry season, the government redirects water to the town supply, leaving the waterfall almost completely dry. Make Wigmore's Waterfall a centerpiece of your Avarua vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Avarua trip planning site .
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  • We went here with our buggy tour to wash off all the mud. Lucky for us there had been rain in the previous weeks so the waterfall was flowing. The road was being fixed when we went up so should be in ...  more »
  • I was fortunate enough to have a car while on the island so I decided to visit the falls. There is an admission cost so be prepared to pay that before you enter up the hill. The roadway up to the fall...  more »
  • Walked from the main road up to the waterfall. Good easy walk up hill along a gravel road. Took approx 10mins. Waterfall was flowing water very cool and refreshing. Lots of mozzies so take spray.  more »
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  • You would not believe we walked 15 klms from the bus stop to the trail up and down narrow trails rock climbing to the Needle and then on to the waterfall crossing streams and hiking unberleivalble😀
  • Interesting place to visit but a little disappointed when we got there especially after paying $5.00 to take a vehicle up there. If walking, allow around 20 - 30 minutes.
  • It is a nice waterfall to look at with the possibility to bathe in the pools. However there were a lot of mosquitos when I went and it costs money to go there via the road as it is privately owned. I payed 2$ with a scooter and I think it was 5$ for a car.
  • Beautiful waterfall, you have to pay for entry, the road is good, just be carefull with the mosquito. There are many
  • Was part of the Rarotaongan Safari Tour with Cheeko. Was lovely.
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